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Montcalm County Economic Profile

Located just 30 minutes northeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Montcalm County is home to more than 64,000 residents within its 25+ cities, villages and townships

The Right Place's Research and Business Development team has compiled the information below to paint a picture of Montcalm County's economic profile. Data provided is updated annually with the most recent figures from its respective sources.

Montcalm County Economic Profile

Category
Data
Category
Population (2019)
Data
64,136
Category
5 Year % Population Growth (2014-2019)
Data
2.1%
Category
25-39 Year Old Population (2019)
Data
11,932
Category
Median Age (2018)
Data
40.7
Category
Households (2018)
Data
23,761
Category
Civilian Labor Force (2019)
Data
28,226
Category
Jobs (2019)
Data
18,315

Data sources:

Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI)
U.S. Census Bureau, ACS 2018 5-year

Montcalm County Top 10 Industries by Total Jobs (2019)

Industry
Jobs
Percentage
Industry
Manufacturing
Jobs
3,204
Percentage
19%
Industry
Government
Jobs
3,049
Percentage
18%
Industry
Health Care and Social Assistance
Jobs
2,545
Percentage
15%
Industry
Retail Trade
Jobs
2,204
Percentage
13%
Industry
Accomodation and Food Services
Jobs
1,343
Percentage
8%
Industry
Other Services (except pub. adm)
Jobs
610
Percentage
4%
Industry
Construction
Jobs
609
Percentage
4%
Industry
Admin., Waste Mgt., Services
Jobs
591
Percentage
4%
Industry
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Jobs
572
Percentage
3%
Industry
Transportation and Warehousing
Jobs
394
Percentage
2%

Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI)


Montcalm County Top 10 Occupations (2018)

Industry
Jobs
Median Hourly Earnings
Industry
Production
Jobs
2,259
Median Hourly Earnings
$15.07
Industry
Office and Adminstrative Support
Jobs
2,047
Median Hourly Earnings
$15.28
Industry
Sales and Related
Jobs
1,647
Median Hourly Earnings
$11.70
Industry
Food Prep & Serving Related
Jobs
1,450
Median Hourly Earnings
$10.29
Industry
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occuptations
Jobs
1,218
Median Hourly Earnings
$26.04
Industry
Education, Training, and Library
Jobs
1,175
Median Hourly Earnings
$20.91
Industry
Transportation and Material Moving
Jobs
1,144
Median Hourly Earnings
$13.86
Industry
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
Jobs
679
Median Hourly Earnings
$19.31
Industry
Management
Jobs
674
Median Hourly Earnings
$40.46
Industry
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
Jobs
495
Median Hourly Earnings
$11.44

Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI)


Montcalm County Income Data

Category
Amount
Category
Average Household Income (2018)
Amount
$58,731
Category
Median Household Income (2015)
Amount
$47,000
Category
Per Capita Income (2015)
Amount
$23,018
Category
Average Earnings (2015)
Amount
$47,859

Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI)

Montcalm County Educational Attainment (2019)

Montcalm County Top 10 Employers (2020)

Company
# of Employees
Company
Spectrum Health United & Kelsey Hospitals
# of Employees
800
Company
Sparrow Carson Hospital
# of Employees
450
Company
Dicastal North America, Inc
# of Employees
450
Company
Federal-Mogul Corporation
# of Employees
370
Company
Quad Graphics
# of Employees
199
Company
Parker Hannifin Corp. Lakeview
# of Employees
169
Company
Wolverine Worldwide Distribution Center
# of Employees
167
Company
Clarion Technologies - Greenville
# of Employees
166
Company
Sheridan Community Hospital
# of Employees
158
Company
Marvel Refrigeration
# of Employees
150

*Data Source: The Right Place, Inc.